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Zyrtec vs Claritin: What's the difference?

Posted 8 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Zyrtec and Claritin are both antihistamines, but which one is more effective for conditions such as allergic rhinitis or postnasal drip?

Allegra vs Claritin: What's the Difference?

Posted 20 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Both Allegra and Claritin are antihistamines but which one is more effective or has more side effects?

Hydroxyzine over the counter equivalent?

Posted 24 Nov 2015 by svt440 1 answer

I have skin writing (Dermatographic urticaria) and was prescribed a years subscription of Hydroxyzine. This works great, but in order to get a new supply, I must go to another appointment and spend the money out of my pocket, (thanks to my "wonderful" health insurance), and take time off ...

Do you can take Paracetamol and Telfast both?

Posted 10 Dec 2015 by Needhelp45 1 answer

Telfast is 180mg. Paracetamol is the common one (white colored pill). I do have urticaria, that's why I'm taking telfast. What more is I cant take many other medicines such as the NSAIDs family. Please answer fast as you can. Thank you.

I looked up prednisone versus prednisolone on I learned that doctors prescribed?

Posted 13 Sep 2013 by Anniebananie12 2 answers

... prednisone because they don't have as much experience with prednisone alone; however,, prednisone has less side effects. I think I'd like to change over tomorrow from the prednisone to the prednisone dose pack that I have. Ideas and/or opinions?

How or where can we get Rx filled for oral Ketotifen?

Posted 3 Feb 2014 by Deborah3252 2 answers

My 35 year-old daughter's immunologist/allergist has prescribed oral Ketotifen for her dermatographic urticaria. It's easily available for ophthalmic use (as eyedrops) in the U.S., but we can't find a pharmacy to fill the Rx for capsules (or tablets or pills). Her Doctor prescribed ...

Allergic Urticaria - cure for urticaria plz?

Posted 19 Nov 2009 by kitty32 5 answers

i have icu for the last year and half... on and off..every second night or more my face swells up and covered in hives all over my body... tried all sorts of therapy,diets,tablets..i do get some relief from avoiding certain foods but not enough..i cant cope anymore... doctors not helping me... any ...

How long does cetirizone hcl 10 mg stay in your system after your very first dose?

Posted 1 Jul 2018 by BeHealthy1 1 answer

My 16 year old daughter just started taking cetirizine hcl 10mg, generic for Zyrtec, yesterday but after reading all the side effects we may try a different approach now. How long will it take to get completely out of her system?

Best treatment for urticaria?

Posted 22 Mar 2012 by Mmarlene 2 answers

tried cortisone, it did not worked. now under anti histamine

Is Xyzal available over-the-counter?

Posted 5 Jul 2017 1 answerFAQ by

How much hydroxyzine can I take? I have terrible itching.

Posted 6 Aug 2018 by Joeysharon 0 answers

I have taken Zyrtec, Allegra and other things. I became allergic to them.have been taking hydroxyzine for over a year. I started out taking 25 mg morning and night. I started itching earlier between the dosage. The doctor then said take 50 mg twice a day. I have been taking that dosage for several ...

Will 4 weeks on prednisone cause major weight gain?

Posted 22 Aug 2018 by Britt812 1 answer

I've been hit with a random bout of hives/urticaria for reasons unknown. Went on a 5 day course of prednisone which knocked it back significantly but the skin reactions were still present afterwards. Currently on Blexten but again, skin will still flare up if scratched or has too much contact ...

What side effects can Atarax have other than those listed?

Posted 14 Aug 2010 by AllieB 2 answers

I just started taking Atarax for chronic urticaria and have had some side effects I don't see listed. I've been taking 50mg at night for two nights of the generic hydroxyzine HLC. I've awakened several times (about every half hour) from hallucination-type dreams and a strange feeling ...

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